Concrete and Masonry

All About Chimney Repairs and Concrete Restoration

Maintenance and masonry repair work along with concrete restoration of your home becomes a herculean task due to several factors involved. Problems like spalled bricks are tough to repair. You need expert workmanship to undertake these crucial tasks as the safety and security of structural architecture depends on successful restoration work. For...
Jan 9, 2015 |

Understanding Stone Masonry

Stone masonry is also regarded as fancy brickwork. This does not imply that materials are not used. The other materials may be used to construct awesome walls, fences, porches, driveways and even patios. The above forms of work are known as stone masonry. Other forms may be disguised in concrete, stone, tile and glass.  Stone masonry offers...
Jan 9, 2015 |

Masonry Is a Step in the Right Direction for Irresistible Interior and Exterior Designs

Masonry steps are created from using bricks, stone, hollow tiles or concrete. Typically, a building contractor uses mortar to bind elements for cohesiveness and sturdiness in each component. Aside from the technical description, masonry stairs and steps can blend with interior and exterior designs to create an attractive sight.  There are...
Jan 9, 2015 |

Concrete Buckets and Concrete Forms - 2 Important Concrete & Masonry Tools

Building a house or an office is no joke. A lot of effort must be exerted to make sure that your home or office is made with durable materials as well as ensuring that your contractor is efficient and knowledgeable. You need to make sure that the materials used in making your home or office doesn't go to waste.
Jan 9, 2015 |

Reluctant champion: How Nadia Murad has become the international face of Yazidi suffering – and resilience

Weeks earlier, Nadia Murad had been ripped from her village by Islamic State (ISIS) fighters who murdered her family and took her captive. Along with other young Yazidi women, she was transported... Read More

Readers write: The work of downsizing, evidence of climate change, hopeful coverage on famine

Regarding the Aug. 21 Monitor Daily story “Home prices, and a thought shift, give ‘small living’ a boost”: Interesting concept. My friend has done it, downsizing and living in a tiny apartment.... Read More

Time for the world to step up on Rohingya issue, Aung San Suu Kyi’s astounding hypocrisy, Irma’s destruction in Britain’s Caribbean islands, The US should stop saber rattling, On the Nadal-Federer comeback

“It is high time the world made an all-out effort to stop the ongoing pogrom against Myanmar’s minority Rohingya...,” writes Mohammad Amjad Hossain. “The pogrom resembles those crimes perpetrated... Read More